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Reading 8-bit ASCII Codes – Worksheet

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6 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 3 - 6

A worksheet to assist students in understanding what actual computer code (ASCII- current 8-bit version) looks like.

Use this worksheet when studying binary coding in your classroom.

This worksheet has been designed to introduce students to understanding the patterns found in binary code and the links between these binary numbers and capital letters on a keyboard.  Students can use what they learn from this to write coded messages to their peers.

This worksheet can be supported with the 8-bit Decoding Puzzle or Binary On/Off Code Information Sheet.

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  • Carla Frohloff

    In the task sheet there is no 81 for Q

    Comment by Carla Frohloff on October 11, 2017 at 2:29 pm

    • Scott (Teach Starter) Scott (Teach Starter)

      Hi Carla, I just noticed your comment! I’m so sorry for not replying sooner. We will get this fixed ASAP.

      Official comment by Scott (Teach Starter) on January 11, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    • Errol (Teach Starter) Errol (Teach Starter)

      Hi Carla,

      Thanks very much for pointing that out. The resource has been updated for you and is ready to download.

      Kind regards,

      Official comment by Errol (Teach Starter) on January 11, 2018 at 4:15 pm

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  • Fixed error on answer sheet.

    Fix by Kristian 13th Mar, 2019

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